This will be the first game of the year between the Adelaide Adrenaline and the Melbourne Ice. Last season, Melbourne Ice lead the series 4 wins to 0.
The Adelaide Adrenaline last played on Sunday 25th June, 2017 in Sydney against the Sydney Bears, with the Adelaide Adrenaline losing 4 – 5. Josef Rezek scored 2 goals and 1 assist, and Casey Babineau scored 1 goal and 2 assists in the loss.
The Melbourne Ice last played on Sunday 23rd July, 2017 in Sydney against the Sydney Ice Dogs, with the Melbourne Ice losing 3 – 4. Thomas Powell scored 1 goal and 1 assist, and Christopher Wong scored 1 goal in the loss.
2017 SEASON SUMMARY
|W-OTL-W-W-L||Last Five Games||L-L-W-L-L|
|15 / 94 (15.96%)||Power Play||15 / 98 (15.31%)|
|7 / 91 (92.31%)||Penalty Kill||14 / 88 (84.09%)|
LAST GAME BETWEEN ICE AND ADRENALINE
Sunday 9th July, 2017 at IceArenA, Adelaide
Melbourne Ice: Joseph Hughes 1G for 1pt. Niklas Dahlberg 1G for 1pt. Matt Armstrong 1A for 1pt. Kristoffer Backman 1A for 1pt. Jeremy Brown 1A for 1pt.
Adelaide Adrenaline: None.
Dayne Davis (W) 28 saves on 28 shots (1.000 SV%)
Matthew Murphy (L) 32 saves on 33 shots (0.970 SV%)
HEAD TO HEAD (since 2005)
|19-8-6-3||Head to Head (W-L-OTW-OTL)||8-19-3-6|
|10-3-2-1||Head To Head At O’Brien Group Arena (W-L-OTW-OTL)||3-10-1-2|
|149 / 114||Goals For / Goals Against||114 / 149|
|73 / 50||Goals For / Goals Against At O’Brien Group Arena||50 / 73|